The BEST episodes written by Dan O'shannon

The Wedding (2)
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8.13
3483 votes

#1 - The Wedding (2)

Modern Family - Season 5 - Episode 24

The wedding day chaos continues as the entire party shifts from one contingency plan to another. Guests start to get testy, Mitchell and Cameron are feeling discouraged, and poor Claire shows physical wear and tear.

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Schooled
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7.96
4795 votes

#2 - Schooled

Modern Family - Season 4 - Episode 2

Claire and Phil embarrass Haley when they drop her off at college; Manny makes Gloria and Jay take a class; Lily gets into a tussle on her first day of kindergarten.

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Best Men
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7.92
4313 votes

#3 - Best Men

Modern Family - Season 4 - Episode 17

Mitch and Cam’s friend Sal announces she’s getting married the next day and they are in the wedding; Gloria doesn’t trust her new nanny; Claire bonds with Haley; Phil helps Luke with a girl.

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The Feud
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7.90
3655 votes

#4 - The Feud

Modern Family - Season 5 - Episode 15

Luke competes against the son of Phil’s nemesis (Rob Riggle) in a wrestling match; Cam and Mitch ask Claire to pick up Lily from school without mentioning the recent lice incidence in her class; Gloria chaperones a field trip.

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The Norm Who Came To Dinner
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7.90
163 votes

#5 - The Norm Who Came To Dinner

Cheers - Season 10 - Episode 4

Norm becomes a permanent house guest when he injures his back while painting at the Cranes'.

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Diamond in the Rough
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7.87
4460 votes

#6 - Diamond in the Rough

Modern Family - Season 4 - Episode 10

When Manny and Luke’s Little League team makes it to the playoffs, Claire and Cameron search for a field to use; Gloria uses a microphone to sing to the baby.

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Outbreak (a.k.a. Escalation)
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7.85
243 votes

#7 - Outbreak (a.k.a. Escalation)

Threshold - Season 1 - Episode 11

Lucas is infected with the alien DNA from something he ate. The infectees have harvested crops with the alien DNA. Caffrey must find a way to stop what could be nearly 200 new infectees. Also, one of the aliens approaches her with an interesting revelation.

Mother's Day
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7.83
5589 votes

#8 - Mother's Day

Modern Family - Season 2 - Episode 21

Claire and Gloria's Mother's Day excursion with the kids turns into the mother of all disasters. Meanwhile, Phil and Jay share an awkward moment when they stay home to prepare dinner for everyone. Cameron worries about gender roles in his relationship with Mitchell.

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Our Children, Ourselves
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7.81
5923 votes

#9 - Our Children, Ourselves

Modern Family - Season 2 - Episode 12

Phil and Claire pressure Alex to ease back on her school work, but begin to worry about their own intellectual drives. Jay is upset when Gloria tries to befriend a new couple, and Mitchell runs into an old female flame.

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Aunt Mommy
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7.78
5083 votes

#10 - Aunt Mommy

Modern Family - Season 3 - Episode 15

Phil and Claire go overboard with drinks, and divulging personal information, on a night out to celebrate the sale of a house to Mitchell and Cameron’s friends.

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The One That Got Away
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7.77
5226 votes

#11 - The One That Got Away

Modern Family - Season 2 - Episode 24

Jay wants to go fishing on his birthday, but the family insists he have a big party, leading Claire and Mitchell to get trapped in their childhood yard, Phil encounters his college nemesis at the mall and Cameron to have trouble at the bakery.

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Airport 2010
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7.76
5713 votes

#12 - Airport 2010

Modern Family - Season 1 - Episode 22

For Jay's birthday, Gloria gives him the best surprise -- a romantic birthday getaway to Hawaii -- the only kicker is she invited the whole entire family to come along. Everyone arrives at the airport, and it's a maddening scene with forgotten I.D.'s, security breaches and flying phobias.

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Four Horsemen
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7.73
1001 votes

#13 - Four Horsemen

Jericho (2006) - Season 1 - Episode 3

After seeing a broadcast via satellite from Asia, Jake gathers a group of people together for information gathering. After finding out that there is information out there, Jake suggests having four search parties to go out to get a better understanding what is going on outside of Jericho. The search parties set off in four different directions.

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Woody Gets an Election
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7.72
161 votes

#14 - Woody Gets an Election

Cheers - Season 11 - Episode 21

Frasier decides to conduct an experiment in voter psychology by getting Woody on the ballot for city council.

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Chirp
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7.71
6294 votes

#15 - Chirp

Modern Family - Season 2 - Episode 7

Claire and Haley are stuck at home sick. Gloria and Manny's surprise visit at work causes a headaches for Jay. Cameron is swept up by all the lights and cameras when he goes behind Mitchell's back and takes Lily for a commercial.

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The Last Walt
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7.70
4633 votes

#16 - The Last Walt

Modern Family - Season 3 - Episode 20

A visit from Cameron’s father features an awkward dinner for Jay and Gloria at Mitchell and Cameron’s house. Claire helps Luke face the death of an older neighbor, Phil and Alex have a father-daughter bonding experience. Haley throws a party without permission.

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What is... Cliff Clavin?
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7.70
170 votes

#17 - What is... Cliff Clavin?

Cheers - Season 8 - Episode 14

Jeopardy makes an appearance in Boston, and Cliff gets on the show. The Jeopardy! round had all 6 categories Cliff specializes in, such as celebrities or the US Postal Service. But when Final Jeopardy approaches, he loses all his money putting a stupid response "Who are three people that have never visited my kitchen?" and becomes depressed afterwards. Meanwhile someone has stolen Sam's little black book and started ringing all the girls in it.

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Baby Balk
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7.69
162 votes

#18 - Baby Balk

Cheers - Season 10 - Episode 1

Sam and Rebecca each separately turn to the Drs. Crane for help in conceiving a baby.

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Undeck the Halls
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7.68
6315 votes

#19 - Undeck the Halls

Modern Family - Season 1 - Episode 10

The Dunphy kids are in trouble again, but this time Claire and Phil are threatening to take Christmas away. Gloria and Manny want to incorporate some of their Colombian practices into Jay's holiday traditions, but he wants to keep it his way. Meanwhile Cameron and Mitchell take Lily to the mall for her first picture with Santa, however this Santa isn't very jolly.

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Dude Ranch
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7.67
5834 votes

#20 - Dude Ranch

Modern Family - Season 3 - Episode 1

While vacationing on Lost Creek Ranch, the three families try their hands at a little cattle herding, skeet shooting and horseback riding. There are also some big firsts, a huge surprise and an actual face-off between Jay and a cowboy named Hank.

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Come Fly with Me
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7.66
6817 votes

#21 - Come Fly with Me

Modern Family - Season 1 - Episode 3

Phil pushes Jay to go out with him and fly his new model plane. While Manny takes time out to play with Luke, Gloria accompanies Alex in shopping for a dress. Manny has a heart-to-heart talk with his sister Claire.

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The King of Beers
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7.64
158 votes

#22 - The King of Beers

Cheers - Season 11 - Episode 3

Norm's new job seems like a dream come true when he becomes a beer taster at a brewery. Rebecca finds she can't tear herself away from the bar's new slot machine.

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Art for Art's Sake
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7.61
414 votes

#23 - Art for Art's Sake

Superior Donuts - Season 1 - Episode 12

Franco is shocked when his estranged father, suddenly shows up at the donut shop for his first art show.

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A Diminished Rebecca with a Suspended Cliff
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7.58
156 votes

#24 - A Diminished Rebecca with a Suspended Cliff

Cheers - Season 10 - Episode 17

Woody's cousin develops a crush on Rebecca and Cliff is very unhappy with the new postal uniforms.

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Two Girls for Every Boyd
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7.57
174 votes

#25 - Two Girls for Every Boyd

Cheers - Season 8 - Episode 9

Woody has trouble with the love scenes for his first starring role and the guys have a beard-growing competition.

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Severe Crane Damage
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7.51
165 votes

#26 - Severe Crane Damage

Cheers - Season 8 - Episode 18

Lilith goes on a talk show to promote her new book about men who are bad for women and takes along her prime example-Sam.

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Cry Hard (1)
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7.50
159 votes

#27 - Cry Hard (1)

Cheers - Season 8 - Episode 25

Rebecca and Sam both have mixed emotions as they face the fact that Robin Colcord, after proposing to Rebecca, is arrested for insider trading based on information supplied by the once and future owner of Cheers.

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The Girl in the Plastic Bubble
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7.50
194 votes

#28 - The Girl in the Plastic Bubble

Cheers - Season 11 - Episode 7

Lilith informs Frasier that she wants to spend a year away from him, sealed in a biosphere with her lover. Frasier reacts to this like any trained psychiatrist - he steps onto the ledge of Melville's and threatens to jump if Lilith leaves him. Lilith and Sam manage to talk him down, but Lilith insists their marriage is over. Once Lilith has gone, Frasier's friends rally round in support of him.

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Secrets and Lives
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7.48
1201 votes

#29 - Secrets and Lives

Better Off Ted - Season 1 - Episode 13

The team learns a shocking secret about Veronica when an invention goes awry. Meanwhile, Linda tries to set up Ted with another woman.

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Call Me Irresponsible
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7.46
170 votes

#30 - Call Me Irresponsible

Cheers - Season 7 - Episode 20

Woody gets gambling fever and tension mounts as Carla waits for Eddie to surprise her on their second anniversary.

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Where Nobody Knows Your Name
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7.43
130 votes

#31 - Where Nobody Knows Your Name

Cheers - Season 9 - Episode 4

Rebecca is secretly very upset when one of Robin's previous lovers goes public claiming to be his current affair.

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Home Malone
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7.42
156 votes

#32 - Home Malone

Cheers - Season 9 - Episode 24

Sam enters a whole new world when he babysits for Frasier and Lilith, and Woody worries about Kelly when she goes to work at Cheers as part of a school project.

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Ma Always Liked You Best
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7.39
134 votes

#33 - Ma Always Liked You Best

Cheers - Season 9 - Episode 5

Cliff gets very hurt and upset when his mother decides that Woody is the son she never had, and Norm gets caught in a window.

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Wedding Bell Blues (2)
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7.39
167 votes

#34 - Wedding Bell Blues (2)

Cheers - Season 9 - Episode 15

Rebecca awakens on her wedding morning raring to go, and seems determined to ignore Sam's attempts to remind her of her doubts, and Righteous Brother Bobby Hatfield upstages Frasier.

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Joint Pain
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7.34
142 votes

#35 - Joint Pain

B Positive - Season 1 - Episode 4

After Drew goes through a rough divorce mediation with Julia, Gina gives him a surprise to boost his spirits.

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Get Your Kicks on Route 666
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7.32
157 votes

#36 - Get Your Kicks on Route 666

Cheers - Season 10 - Episode 2

Frasier takes the guys on a trip to rediscover the "inner man" while the gals discover Carla's cousin Frankie when he fills in at the bar.

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The Apparent Trap
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7.31
733 votes

#37 - The Apparent Trap

Frasier - Season 7 - Episode 9

Frasier reluctantly invites Lilith and their son to Thanksgiving dinner.

To Thine Old Self Be True
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7.26
592 votes

#38 - To Thine Old Self Be True

Frasier - Season 7 - Episode 20

Frasier tries to throw a bachelor party for Donny.

Daphne Returns
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7.22
563 votes

#39 - Daphne Returns

Frasier - Season 8 - Episode 19

When Daphne returns from her weight loss class, she realizes Niles didn't notice that she had gained weight because of how he remembered her being the last seven years. Meanwhile, Roz writes a children's book based on a story her mother used to tell her, but finds out it is already a book and a movie.

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The Burning
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7.21
248 votes

#40 - The Burning

Threshold - Season 1 - Episode 4

A patient at an psychiatric hospital in Ohio escapes and Molly believes he may have been infected by the alien signal after paintings of glass trees are found in his cell. After further investigation, it is suspected one of the missing Big Horn crew might be involved.

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Madame LaCarla
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7.21
132 votes

#41 - Madame LaCarla

Cheers - Season 10 - Episode 3

Carla is reluctant to accept the crystal ball passed to her by the retiring psychic, Madame Lazora.

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Feeble Attraction
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7.20
136 votes

#42 - Feeble Attraction

Cheers - Season 8 - Episode 11

Norm fires his secretary, who sees it as proof that he's wildly attracted to her and Rebecca becomes obsessed with a surprise hidden in the desk Robin, gave her.

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The Return of Martin Crane
star
7.09
510 votes

#43 - The Return of Martin Crane

Frasier - Season 9 - Episode 4

Martin remembers his last days as a cop while on his way to his new job.

Sliding Frasiers
star
7.08
598 votes

#44 - Sliding Frasiers

Frasier - Season 8 - Episode 13

Two different scenarios of Frasier's Valentine's Day unfold: in the first he meets a beautiful artist; in the second he stays home alone. Meanwhile, Niles and Daphne either intend to fly to Cancun or to stay home because of Niles' allergies.

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Rooms with a View (2)
star
7.06
636 votes

#45 - Rooms with a View (2)

Frasier - Season 10 - Episode 8

Niles prepares to undergo heart bypass surgery. He is surprised to receive a call wishing him well from Maris, who had learned of his plight from a gossipy acquaintance. Frasier tries to keep Roz and the family at ease by researching the procedure (as well as the doctors' backgrounds) and printing out detailed descriptions for everyone. However, he winds up getting on the surgeon's nerves by questioning his approach to the operation. Martin tries to act as though everything is fine so that he doesn't have to deal with the fear and uncertainty of the situation. Roz tries to help the terrified Daphne stay calm. She refuses to think of other things, stating that she has no future until she knows that Niles is all right. Niles' drug-induced comment about the possibility of hospitals having "memories" about their patients prompts everyone to think back on past experiences in that hospital, from Niles' birth to a time that Roz mistook lipstick on Alice's cheek for a rash. Daphne grows more and more tense as they await word on the surgery. When Martin and Frasier repeatedly bicker about a candy bar stuck in the vending machine, Daphne smashes the machine with a fire extinguisher. She breaks down crying, and everyone does their best to console her. Niles' surgery goes even better than expected, and he begins his recovery. A relieved Daphne is finally able to bring herself to think about their future.

Rooms with a View (2)
star
7.06
636 votes

#46 - Rooms with a View (2)

Frasier - Season 10 - Episode 8

Niles prepares to undergo heart bypass surgery. He is surprised to receive a call wishing him well from Maris, who had learned of his plight from a gossipy acquaintance. Frasier tries to keep Roz and the family at ease by researching the procedure (as well as the doctors' backgrounds) and printing out detailed descriptions for everyone. However, he winds up getting on the surgeon's nerves by questioning his approach to the operation. Martin tries to act as though everything is fine so that he doesn't have to deal with the fear and uncertainty of the situation. Roz tries to help the terrified Daphne stay calm. She refuses to think of other things, stating that she has no future until she knows that Niles is all right. Niles' drug-induced comment about the possibility of hospitals having "memories" about their patients prompts everyone to think back on past experiences in that hospital, from Niles' birth to a time that Roz mistook lipstick on Alice's cheek for a rash. Daphne grows more and more tense as they await word on the surgery. When Martin and Frasier repeatedly bicker about a candy bar stuck in the vending machine, Daphne smashes the machine with a fire extinguisher. She breaks down crying, and everyone does their best to console her. Niles' surgery goes even better than expected, and he begins his recovery. A relieved Daphne is finally able to bring herself to think about their future.

Rooms with a View (2)
star
7.06
636 votes

#47 - Rooms with a View (2)

Frasier - Season 10 - Episode 8

Niles prepares to undergo heart bypass surgery. He is surprised to receive a call wishing him well from Maris, who had learned of his plight from a gossipy acquaintance. Frasier tries to keep Roz and the family at ease by researching the procedure (as well as the doctors' backgrounds) and printing out detailed descriptions for everyone. However, he winds up getting on the surgeon's nerves by questioning his approach to the operation. Martin tries to act as though everything is fine so that he doesn't have to deal with the fear and uncertainty of the situation. Roz tries to help the terrified Daphne stay calm. She refuses to think of other things, stating that she has no future until she knows that Niles is all right. Niles' drug-induced comment about the possibility of hospitals having "memories" about their patients prompts everyone to think back on past experiences in that hospital, from Niles' birth to a time that Roz mistook lipstick on Alice's cheek for a rash. Daphne grows more and more tense as they await word on the surgery. When Martin and Frasier repeatedly bicker about a candy bar stuck in the vending machine, Daphne smashes the machine with a fire extinguisher. She breaks down crying, and everyone does their best to console her. Niles' surgery goes even better than expected, and he begins his recovery. A relieved Daphne is finally able to bring herself to think about their future.

Frasier's Edge
star
7.02
622 votes

#48 - Frasier's Edge

Frasier - Season 8 - Episode 9

Frasier is delighted to hear that he's been awarded a lifetime achievement award, but freaks out after he receives flowers from his mentor with a card that doesn't say exactly what he hoped. Moments before the awards dinner, Frasier goes down to his mentor's office and confronts him about the reason he wrote what he did in the card, and soon beings a ride of self-analysis and looks back on his life, wondering why he feels so empty despite all his achievements. Meanwhile, Martin tries to reassure Niles he's just as good a psychiatrist as Frasier, even though he's not receiving any awards, and Roz wonders why Daphne is putting on so much weight.

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George and the Old Maid
star
7.00
28 votes

#49 - George and the Old Maid

Newhart - Season 7 - Episode 10

The Inn's old maid, Madelyn Stone, returns after a 25 year absence to answer George's marriage proposal. Stephanie competes with Madelyn.

Shoe Business Is My Life
star
7.00
28 votes

#50 - Shoe Business Is My Life

Newhart - Season 7 - Episode 9

Michael goes job hunting after he's axed by WPIV.